WEEK 5: CASE STUDY

 

Investment Potential in the Healthcare
Introduction
Your brother-in-law, Representative Howard Hughes, lost his bid for reelection. However, thanks to your efforts, he established himself while in

Congress as an astute analyst of the health field and as a consequence, has taken a position as partner at the prestigious Atlanta investment firm of

Keller, Keller, Keller, Keller, and Disher. You have decided to take him up on his offer to join him as a manager in the healthcare division.
The other partners have little insight into healthcare other than receiving care. Your brother-in-law has been asked to give a presentation on the

current status of the health sector and opportunities for investment.
Your job is to provide him with infomation on the healthcare industry. Key interest items are in the below questions. To be effective, detail needs to

be spectific, complete with sufficient depth and detail.
The paper must answer the following questions:
• How is the role of government likely to change?
• Will government be more or less involved in the health sector?
• What impact will increased government involvement have on healthcare as a business opportunity?
• Where do you see a potential for growth in the health sector?
• What opportunities would make for wise investments (e.g., hospitals, home health, mental health, rehabilitation services, managed care,

physician group practice management, etc.)?
• Is technology a good investment risk? If yes, what sort or types of technologies are likely to be in great demand, assuming a national shift

to integrated delivery system model and a focus on prevention along with treatment?
Assignment
Prepare a paper that provides detailed responses to above questions and requests following the case study requirements and expectations in the Case

Study doc in Files.
Your assignment will be evaluated and graded based on the criteria in the relevant Files document.
Submit your assignment

 

HSM544 Week 5 Case Study Rubric
Category
Points
Possible
Points
Assigned
Description
Comments
Documentation
15
A quality case analysis will include
proper citations and references.
Paper Format: Word document in
APA or MLA format, double spaced,
six pages not including cover page.
Include at least 3 scholarly
references to support your case
study.
Editing
15
Free of any spelling, punctuation, or
grammatical errors. Sentences and
paragraphs will be clear, concise,
and factually correct.
Content
60
The following key questions must be
addressed:

How is the role of
government likely to
change?

Will government be more or
less involved in the health
sector?

What impact will increased
government involvement
have on healthcare as a
business opportunity?

Where do you see a
potential for growth in the
health sector?

What opportunities would
make for wise investments
(e.g., hospitals, home
health, mental health,
rehabilitation services,
managed care, physician
group practice management,
etc.)?

Is technology a good
investment risk? If yes,
what sort or types of
technologies are likely to be
in great demand, assuming
a national shift to integrated
delivery system model and a
focus on prevention along
with treatment?
Organization
30
Prepare a paper that provides
detailed responses to the questions
HSM544 Week 5 Case Study Rubric
and requests following the case
study requirements and
expectations in the Case Study doc
under Doc Sharing.
Your assignment will be evaluated
and graded based on the criteria in
the relevant Doc Sharing document.
Late submission
0
Total
120

 

 

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